Sisters of Providence (S.P.)

Category: Vocations.

St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver St. Mary's Hospital, New Westminster

The Sisters of Providence came to Western Canada and established St. Mary's Hospital in New Westminster in 1886. The 25-bed St. Paul's Hospital opened in 1894. Both Hospitals are still owned and operated by the Sisters. Today the Sisters, numbering about 1500 world-wide, serve in Canada, the U.S. Haiti, Chile, Argentina, El Salvador, The Philippines, Egypt and the Cameroon, continuing their... Read More

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Sisters of Providence of St Vincent de Paul (S.P.)

Category: Vocations.

Surrey


The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul are an apostolic congregation of vowed women religious called to be channels of God's Providence in the world through compassionate service in response to the needs of the times. The Sisters of Providence are the only religious congregation founded in Kingston, a Canadian city on the shore of Lake Ontario.

Since its humble beginning in the 1861, the congregation has grown as its pioneering... Read More

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Srs of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (S.C.I.C.)

Category: Vocations.

Vancouver

Founded in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1854 by Honoria Conway and Bishop Thomas Louis Connolly, to care for poor immigrants and the children orphaned by the cholera epidemic. Traditional ministries were education, health care and social services Present ministries include (besides the traditional ministries): - parish ministries - pastoral care - advocacy for the poor and marginalized - marriage tribunal - counseling - spiritual direction In the Archdiocese,... Read More

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Sisters of Charity of St Vincent De Paul-Halifax (S.C.H.)

Category: Vocations.

Burnaby, Coquitlam, Richmond, Vancouver


The Sisters of Charity - Halifax, numbering approximately 750 members, currently serve in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Maryland, Kentucky, Maine, as well as Peru, Dominican Republic and Bermuda. Established in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1849, the Sisters of Charity began their ministry in teaching but soon... Read More

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Order of St Clare-Poor Clares (O.S.C.)

Category: Vocations.

Monastery, Mission

In a little place set high on a hill, surrounded by the mountains and overlooking the Fraser River, the incense of prayer rises twenty-four hours a day, shedding light on the world below. The prayer rises from the open hearts and the empty hands of the Poor Sisters of Saint Clare as they live in the simple joy of their beloved Lord. All because JESUS has become the WAY for us. Mother Magdalen Bentivoglio and her sister, Mother Constance,... Read More

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Missionaries of Charity (M.C.)

Category: Vocations.

Vancouver


The Society of the Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother M. Teresa MC, in the year 1946, is an International Community - composed of active and contemplative branches, Sisters, Brothers and Fathers with Perpetual, Public Vows of Chastity, Poverty, Obedience, and wholehearted and Free Service to the poorest of the poor.

Our AIM is to quench the infinite thirst of Jesus Christ on the Cross for love of Souls. Our particular Mission is to... Read More

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Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement (S.A.)

Category: Vocations.

Vancouver

The Society of the Atonement was founded in New York in 1898. In 1926, the Sisters were invited to serve Japanese immigrants. Through a storefront mission located on Cordova Street, a food line was begun, which continued until 2011. Other ministries through the years included Catechetics, Parish Ministry, and a Child Care program. For more information contact:
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Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows (O.S.F.)

Category: Vocations.

St. Paul's Convent, Richmond

How did We Begin?

We began in China, in 1939, as a Community founded in the Missions and for the Missions, by an Italian Franciscan missionary, Bishop Rafael Palazzi. Due to the Communist takeover, the Sisters were forced to flee from the Motherhouse in Hengyang, Hunan, to Hong Kong. After several years as refugees, the Community came to the United States, opening retreat houses in California and Oregon. They also became... Read More

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Dominican Contemplative Nuns (O.P.)

Category: Vocations.

Garibaldi Highlands, BC

Since the only monastery of Dominican nuns in Canada is situated in Berthierville, Quebec, the Master General of the Dominican Order asked for volunteers from among the United States monasteries to found a contemplative community in Western Canada. Under the leadership of Sister Mary Thomas, OP., the Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament, Farmington Hills, Michigan was asked to sponsor this project and the collaboration of five volunteers... Read More

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Daughters of St Mary of Providence (D.S.M.P.)

Category: Vocations.

Vanspec, Vancouver Mater

The Religious Congregation of the Daughters of St. Mary of Providence, sometimes referred to as Guanellians, was founded in 1881 by Blessed Aloysius Guanella. Impelled by the love of Christ he spent his entire life and energies for the needy, the physically and mentally handicapped, orphans, the aged, and founded two religious congregations to carry on his work - the Servants of Charity for priests and brothers and the Daughters of St.... Read More

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